All Souls Unitarian Universalist E-Letter
June 28, 2018
Sunday Service Time: 10:30am

This week's editor:
Tamsin Cowdery
 



 
office hours
 
Administration office hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-1pm.  
 
Minister's office hours: Tuesday-Thursday, 10am-3pm and evenings and weekends by appointment.
in this week's issue
service service this week  
 
7/1 ~ glorious diversity!      
Creation Spirituality rejoices in and courageously honors the rich diversity within the Cosmos which is expressed in every individual and embodies multiple cultures, religions, and ancestral traditions. Creation is rife with theme and variation and yet fear has driven us to try to tame, label and homogenize it. Rev. Rost will explore what we lose when we privilege dominant voices and limit perspectives and how we can create space for Glorious Diversity to be celebrated in our midst.

Click here  to see upcoming service themes. 
asnews all souls news

baby shower!
 
Join us for a baby shower for A.B., Suset, and Jon at 12:30pm on Sunday, 7/8. There will be snacks and games and an opportunity to help spoil the little one! They are registered at Amazon and Target. Look for special invitation soon!
 
 
 
affinity groups
Our affinity groups are open to all! There is no enrollment period and no fee required. Friends are welcome! These groups share a common interest and provide opportunities to connect and deepen our fellowship outside of Sunday Service. Perhaps one is for you? For more information, please click here
RE religious exploration
 
dre schedule 
My contract with All Souls is for 11 months so I am off for the month of July. The RE summer programming schedule is posted on my office door and the RE bulletin board. Please contact Rev. Nori  or A.B. if questions arise during my absence. -- Laurie 

superheroes wanted
Be a superhero and volunteer in RE! Our summer schedule is almost complete but we need you in the fall! Just add your name and email address to the sign-up sheet at the RE Table and I will send you a Sign-Up Genius in August so you can pick the topic and dates that work best for you. Any size commitment is welcome. Experience not required. Everything provided. Various positions available. Join us, won't you, and help grow souls while having fun!
children children 
 
7/1
Come explore fiber arts with professional fiber artist and part time juggler, Rosie Love. Rosie will share with you some insight into fiber arts and present some interesting possibilities to explore.  
 
7/8     
Join Tamsin Cowdery and Catherine Grandorff in making cards for children that have been separated from their parents at the Southern border. Our 1st, 2nd and 6th principles in action!    
  
youthyouth
 
yruu youth group
Our Youth Group is on summer hiatus. Many of our youth have plans for the summer and I wish you safe and fun adventures. We hope that you will join us in RE for our summer programming as we learn different "makes." Come to participate or to assist - your choice!  
activismlocal activism & awareness

Editors' note: Occasionally, changes are made to these events after publication. Please click on the links provided if you are interested in attending something, to make sure the details have not changed. Thank you!
 
6/30, 5-8pm, at City Hall,
  " Families Belong Together ." This is a local event in solidarity with mass action around the countryDonald Trump and his administration are cruelly separating children from their families, but we won't allow it to continue. On June 30, people are rallying in Washington, D.C., and around the country to tell him and his administration to stop separating kids from their parents!
 
***new event***
7/14 & 7/15, at America The Beautiful Park, "Colorado Springs PrideFest 2018." PrideFest is the official Colorado Springs LGBT Pride festival and parade! Saturday, 7/14 is Family Day with a ton of fun activities for kids of all ages and excellent shows on both our main and second stages. Sunday, 7/15 the parade starts at 11am at Cimarron and Tejon, marching North to Colorado Avenue and then West to the park. There is a $5 entrance fee (weekend pass) to help offset costs associated with PrideFest, including enhanced security to ensure a safe place for festival goers. We want everyone to enjoy PrideFest, so if the entrance fee represents a hardship for you or your family you can connect with local LGBT organizations to apply for complimentary admission. 
   communitycommunity news
 
Editors' note: Occasionally, changes are made to events after publication. Please click on the links provided if you are interested in attending something, to make sure the details have not changed. Thank you!
 
employment opportunity in grand junction  
Colorado Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice is seeking a part-time Community Organizer/ Liaison in Grand Junction. Click here for details.  
   
reinventing power film premiere
Please join 350 Colorado Springs,The Sierra Club and Independent Film Society of Colorado for a special film screening of Reinventing Power: America's Renewable Energy Boom at the Tim Gill Center for Public Media. This event will take place 7-8:30pm on Friday, 6/29 . This documentary takes us across the country to hear directly from the people making our clean energy future achievable. These individuals are working to rebuild what's broken, rethink what's possible, and revitalize communities through the growth of the clean energy industry. Their stories are proof that Colorado does not need to choose between keeping our lights on and protecting our communities. Q&A following the film. RSVP here to reserve tickets.
 
astronaut yoga
Join Peaceful Warriors Yoga at the Space Foundation on Saturday, 6/30, to enjoy the benefits of yoga and mindfulness for children and adults with a Family Yoga Class. Whether you are a seasoned yogi or have never tried yoga before, this is a great opportunity to participate in a healthy activity and learn about space! As a special treat, they will also have a presentation by former NASA astronaut Lt. Col. Duane "Digger" Carey, USAF (Ret.). Lt. Col. Carey has a passion for space, youth and living a healthy life. Carey will talk about his career with NASA and join everyone in some stress-relieving yoga.
joysjoys & concerns 

joys
None to share this week.  
   
concerns  
Just wanted to remember Dr. Sean O'Donnell who recently passed away and send love to his family and everyone in the community who was impacted by his death. -- Jennifer Heiss

For the family of Lois Cunliffe who died Monday, June 18, in the afternoon after experiencing a serious fall with several broken bones. Lois had been an active member of ASUUC, serving on the Membership Team for many years, serving as chair for two years; on the Arts and Aesthetics Team for years; and participating in the hiking group we had here. Her husband, Ernie, asks for NO phone calls, emails, or cards. There will be no memorial service. -- Barb Kohlhaas

Resist! Our government separating children from parents who come to our shores seeking asylum, when their countries are unstable because of long interferences by our CIA and military and criminal gangs there in Central America because our citizens are putting drugs in their (our) veins and noses. -- Anon 
all souls board of trustees

Judie McMath, President
Wendy Mike, Vice-President
Gary Harrison, Treasurer
Kate Harrison, Secretary
Larry Norfleet, Past President
Terry Schultz, Member-at-Large
Bruce Leeson, Member-at-Large
Jim Michali, Member-at-Large
Shawn Yasutake, Member-at-Large
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